Polly 2 on September 11th, 2012

While I was visiting Barcelona recently, I decided to go on a short cruise along the coast so I could see Barcelona from another angle. It’s a beautiful city to explore on foot, and just as beautiful from the water!         The Columbus Monument is located at the site where Columbus returned […]

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Polly 2 on July 27th, 2012

If you want to find a nice relaxing place to spend some time while in San Francisco, you may want to check out Golden Gate Park. It’s rectangular in shape, and at over 1,000 acres, it’s is even larger than Central Park in  New York City, and is visited by more than 13 million people […]

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Polly 2 on July 5th, 2012

Monterey is a waterfront community south of San Francisco. It’s a pretty little town where you can enjoy many water sports, including scuba diving, surfing and whale watching. We were lucky enough to spot a playful sea otter playing in the ocean when we were there, but sometimes you can also see harbor seals and […]

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  Coit Tower is located on Telegraph Hill, and is a 210 foot high, simple white concrete column, that has been there since 1933. You can see the intriguing looking tower from all over the city of San Francisco, and curiosity finally got the best of us. We decided that we would have to go […]

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Polly 11 on June 22nd, 2012

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Polly 2 on June 18th, 2012

Most visitors to Chicago have probably never heard of Oz Park, but thanks to some research done by Candee, Polly #2 was curious about the park and went there to see what it was like. Oz Park is located in the Lincoln Park section of Chicago. It was started in the 1960′s as  a way […]

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Polly 3 on June 16th, 2012

        Yesterday, on the way back home, Polly #3  decided to take a short rest break at Coopers Rock state Forest (13 miles east of Morgantown, WV) because the  breathtaking view from the lookout point makes a stop so worthwhile.  As soon as she got out of the car, she spied something […]

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Polly 3 on June 9th, 2012

        We first saw Marilyn in July of 2011 as we were walking up Chicago’s Magnificent Mile. We were stopped in our tracks by the larger than life statue of Marylin Monroe’s famous scene from the 1955 film, “The Seven Year Itch. “ She’s now forever frozen in time, standing over the […]

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Polly 3 on March 7th, 2012

Welcome to Chicago! I’m glad you could join me! Destiny, Jennifer, Xavier, and Michael…I created this post especially  for you! I wanted to take you along with me on a hopping, I mean walking tour of Chicago.  We’re going to start by my hotel and head to the heart of the city.  You’ll find Chicago […]

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Polly 2 on February 24th, 2012

The Willis Tower was completed May 3, 1973, and was originally known as the Sears Tower. It is 1,450 feet high and is one of the most recognizable landmarks in the Chicago skyline and in the world. It held the record for the world’s tallest building for 25 years until the Petronas Towers in Kuala […]

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